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tannero

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  • Gender
    Male
  • Location
    Lima, NY
  • Interests
    Trolling
  • Home Port
    Shumway Rochester, ny
  • Boat Name
    Mr Jake

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  1. Hi. No. Boat is sold. Good luck this year
  2. Boat sold yesterday Best of luck to Andrew. Hope to see lots of pics of her being enjoyed!
  3. Hey Les - I'm going to take you up on that for sure. With the warm weather today - I started getting second thoughts! Love this time of year for fishing. Appreciate the compliment - yep, that boat is a great rig - sad to see her go.. But hope the person that gets it has a blast and tight lines!
  4. 1999, sorry for the confusion. Just got done giving it a good wipe down and uploading a bunch of pics and will correct this. Yes Les, I've definitely had some great times on the boat and met great people. Learned a ton! Once I get these girls through their softball and college I'll be getting another boat and be hitting the lake again! Keeping all my poles and lures - those never worry about being put on a shelf for a few years. Kills me to sell it but no good sitting in my barn.
  5. $14,500 or best offer Bought boat Jan 2013 My two daughters play travel softball which I coach and I unfortunately have only used the boat once last year and three time the previous year, it's ashame to have it sit so I'm going to see if there's a better home which will use it out there. Hate to get rid of this mint boat but can't see it just sit. Bought the boat mainly to fish Ontario - it's absolutely perfect for the lake, very solid, outstanding in the waves, heavy but has enough power to get out there and back home quick. Specifications: 1999 Pro-Line 241 Walk Around Shoreland'r Tandem Axle Trailer 8'6" Beam 25'5" with a 14" Draft (takes waves crazy good) 3740lb Dry Weight 250HP Mercruiser Bravo II Outdrive with trim Dual Trim Tabs Dual batteries with switch and dual battery charging system Beaver Troll Hydraulic Trolling Plate (absolutely awesome - hydraulic with a switch so you can make micro adjustments in speed with a flick of a switch! No bags or buckets or manual plates to mess with!) Raymarine Autopilot (best fishing partner ever - fish by yourself!) Wash down deck - hose pulls from lake with two washouts in the back Wash down sink - same - pulls from lake Bait well - pulls from lake Two HUGE built in fish coolers with drains (or I used one for fish and one for beverages - no need for coolers!) Sink in cuddy - pulls from 15 Gallon fresh water tank Hummingbird 597ci Fish Finder with chip FishHawk 4X +Depth (2) Big John Planer Board Reels Scotty Depth Thrower Downriggers with cover and locks Berts Custom Tackle rails and rod holder (awesome) Porta Potti (never used) Standard Horizon Explorer VHF Stereo with Aux cable and remote Maintenance I'm very peticular about maintaining my equipment, especially a boat where you can't walk home. Maintenance as follows: Annually professional winterized (oil, filter, lower unit) by Trident Marine (I live right near them) 2013 - New bilge 2014 - (4) new trailer tires and new spare 2015 - Impeller - Exhaust Bellows and flapper - Upper u-joint - New Gimble bearing 2016 - New zipper windshield and restitch canvas (Steve's Canvas in Webster) 2018 - New trim soliniods (Pelican Point Marine) 2019 - Trailer - New front brakes - two new wheel cylinders, all bearings repacked (Davis Trailer World went through entire trailer - set to go!) Less IMG_1589.HEIC IMG_1549.MOV
  6. Cool. Next time say hi [emoji3]. I haven’t been out in over a month as my girls were in travel softball so it’s finally dad boat time. Forgot how darn beautiful canandaigua is. Hope all is well. Sent from my iPad using Lake Ontario United
  7. Not bad. Trolled from wegmans south for a while. Thermo around 45. Picked em up from there to bottom. Copper color was hot today. Sent from my iPad using Lake Ontario United
  8. Interlux 2000E - Un-opened - $45 ($94 new) Just finished painting the bottom of the boat and have a little left in my second can for any touch ups and a brand new un-opened gallon can of 2000E. It's grey in color and I just bought it Dec 19th. $45 if anyone is interested and I live in Lima, NY a couple miles off routes 5&20. I can ship it back and pay a restock fee but would rather not mess around with that. Let me know if you are interested.
  9. Painted Bottom of My Boat - Few Lessons Learned So I have to thank the folks who posted in this forum regarding bottom paint and tips. All of the tips were excellent and helped me a bunch. I wanted to summarize my experience and share it for anyone who could benefit from. So, why did I paint the bottom? So I could keep it in the water from thaw time all the way through to Fall. After two years without paint, I saw a few what I would call pimples on the bottom of my hull and wanted to throw up but after much research, it's just the inevitable start of fiberglass blister if you leave your boat in the water for a long period of time. The once a year acid wash really wasn't that bad but I did not want anything compromizing my hull so it was a done deal. I had two weeks off at the end of 2016 so I decided to do it myself. I have a 241 walk around so nothing huge but let me tell you, this is now one of those jobs I never want to do again - just like dry walling a ceiling ! I had pics of the boat when I pulled it for the season so I estimated the paint line from the pics and the slight stain and went an inch or so higher just in case to tape off the water line. I chose Interlux 2000E as the primer and barrier coat and Interlux VC-17M as the top coat to help keep the growth down. I purchased these from Jamestown Distributors and they were VERY helpful. I did call up the marina I store my boat at in Rochester, Shumway and asked roughly, boat unseen, what this would cost to have someone else do and I was told around $2500 and they would use the same products. I used the coverage estimator on the Jamestown website and also measured my boat and they were pretty close however, I believe the coverage estimates are on the conservative side and both the 2000E and VC-17M go about 20% further than estimated on the can. For example, I ended up using about 1.75 gallons of 2000E and the estimator and my calculations put me at 2.25 so I just ordered 3 gallons to be safe and I'm now left with a $94 can of extra 2000E. Extra VC-17M won't be a problem as I can use for year to year touch ups. I'm going to post the extra 2000E for sale for half price if anyone is interested. I can't see the future need for that much more 2000E (fingers crossed). I jacked up the boat by putting the tongue all the way to the ground - used blocks under each side of the transom and then lifted the boat with a bottle jack until the bow started to come off the front rollers and blocked and jacked the bow. Do not use a floor scissor type jack - I did and it would lift the boat but would pull it when the scissor part went up (the jack wheels locked) and then the boat was all cockide. I found these tough rubber jack stand covers at harbor freight for a few bucks and used a jack stand and blocks on the bow to break up the weight and for a second holding source. I went to harbor freight and bought both a round DA and then a orbital rectangle air sanders each $30 bucks and you need something mechanical. Sanding is the worse part. I used 80 grit which I thought was a little overkill myself but it only took a second or so to dull up the gel coat with 80grit and an air sander. A good respirator is a must and I couldn't find much that wouldn't fog up to cover my eyes - best thing was my kids swimming goggles I did all of this work in a barn which has heat and they are spot on for the drying between coats of 2000E - depending on the temperature - it's around 8hrs between coats and you can go up to 6 mos before you have to sand it again BUT...... You can only go say 8-24 hours between 2000E and anti-fouling paint and the last thing I wanted to do is sand the damn boat again so I put the VC-17M right on when the 2000E was dry. I went with 4 coats of 2000E and 3 coats of VC-17M. I was ready to hang myself after the 7th coat - crappy, crappy job. They suggest rollers and brushes which are low nap and hold up to solvents and I found them at Sherwin Williams - I used a 4 1/2 inch roller with 1/4 nap and it worked great. I did however forget to get good quality foam brushes for a few areas say around your discharge ports or jacking areas and I had to use some crappy ones I had on hand - get good ones. Once you mix the 2000E - it's a two part epoxy, you only get about 24hrs, maybe a little more until it hardens too much. Lesson learned, just mix up what you need as there's a lot of drying time between coats or at least in my barn there was as I only turned the heat up to 65. Awesome tip I read on this forum is having the VC-17M premixed in a 2 liter bottle. Do this! That stuff dries on in minutes and does go on way thin. I wanted to put 4 coats on but I'm so burned out from crawling under that boat! I did find that the VC-17M went way farther than the can suggested - I realize it might be because it was cool but I couldn't get this to go on any thicker or I'd have it running so maybe it's just a conservative number. To me it's just like drywall - anyone can do it, tools are cheap - the job's a you know what though! I would say I have 8 hrs in sanding - hour in prep wiping down with solvents and such - few re-sands and then about 45 min for each coat. Use rubber gloves and this stuff burns if the paint drips on your skin but you can wipe it quick. Well, hopefully someone will find this helpful if they plan on doing this job themselves.
  10. Yep, great advice. The light works great! Sent from my SM-G900V using Lake Ontario United mobile app
  11. No doubt. Order online and arrive frozen. I like that! I'll have to check that out too. Appreciate the replies guys. Going to give me at a whirl. Sent from my SM-G900V using Lake Ontario United mobile app
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